Anniversaries from December 2011
Smiths mark 60 year anniversary
Wendell and Wanda Smith of Bernie, Mo. will be celebrating 60 years of marriage on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011. The Smith family will host a reception for the couple from 2-4 p.m. at the Bernie Community Center on Highway 25 South in Bernie. The family considers the presence of guests sufficient gifts. The Smiths are pictured in a recent photo above, and in a photo taken in 1951...
Hammell 65th Wedding Anniversary
A reception with family and friends was held for Bettie (Baker) & Homer Hammel on November 5, 2011. The couple married in Piggot, Arkansas on November 16, 1946. The couple has four children; Sharon, Larry (Chris), Kirk & Scott (Kathy) Hammel. They have 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Homer Hammel retired from Standard Machine Company after 39 years of service. Bettie Hammel retired from Sperreng Middle School after eight years of service. The couple currently reside in Bloomfield...
Popes celebrate 65 years
The family of Lloyd and Mae Pope, of Essex, recently hosted a surprise celebration in honor of their parents' 65th wedding anniversary. The couple was wed on Oct. 24, 1946 in Piggott, Ark. Children of the couple and their spouses include Mike and Deb Pope, of Frisco, and Dennis and Debbie Wilson, of Dexter. The Popes are shown above in 1946 and below at the recent celebration...